Compost tea. Made from steeping finished compost in water, has been promoted as a great source of both nutrients and pest controlling microbes for plants. The theory is that the components of solid compost, which does contain both beneficial plant nutrients and living microbes, can be extracted into water. Much like making teas from dried herbs.
Sounds great. Concentrated liquid compost that can be used as a soil drench or a foliar spray on plant leaves. Feeds and protects plants from pest and disease.
There is aerated compost tea, where the use of a pump introduces oxygen to the mix. This is to encourage microbe growth in the brewing tea. … Read On